Noam Chomsky, the 83-year-old “father of modern linguistics,” is in the MIT Gangnam Style Parody video for about 7 seconds.
A few other notable professors were featured, including Professor Eric Lander, one of the principle leaders of the Human Genome Project. In one scene, Lander dances around Ha, and the two then jump up onto a desk.
“He actually heard of the song before and he was really excited to do it,” Ha said, adding that Lander choreographed the moves on his own.
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